Established: 1828The University of Central Lancashire (abbreviated UCLan) is a public university based in Preston, Lancashire, England. It has its roots in The Institution For The Diffusion Of Useful Knowledge founded in 1828. Subsequently known as Harris Art College, then Preston Polytechnic, then Lancashire Polytechnic. The university is the eighth largest in the UK in terms of student numbers. UCLan was rated as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in 17 subject areas in the 2008 RAE Rankings. It is ranked No1 in Linguistics and Journalism, above Oxford University. UCLan was also ranked 7th for Teaching Quality in the UK (QAA report) and Top 10 for student satisfaction amongst UK universities in a number of subjects, including Journalism, Sports Science and Engineering.
Undergraduate: We usually make conditional offers in UCAS tariff points. For some courses you may need to include points from certain subjects in your tariff points score. More tariff information on the UCAS website.
Postgraduate: Students want to apply taught Master's programmes normally require a Second Class UK honours degree, or its foreign equivalent.